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Guide to implementing iPad & other tablets in medical education

Best practices for use of tablets in medical education, based on the experiences of seven early adopter medical programs.The post Guide to …

Medical Education

Assessing the Effectiveness of Case-Based Collaborative Learning via Randomized Controlled Trial.

Purpose: Case-based collaborative learning (CBCL) is a novel small-group approach that borrows from team-based learning principles and incorporates …

Pedagogy

University of Manchester Medical School

• <b>Author:</b> Tim Cappelli<p>Manchester Medical School is proud of its reputation as an innovator in Medical Education. The School is currently using technology to transform how education is delivered in the undergraduate programme for medicine (MBChB) by utilising a range of technologies, including Apple …

How Do Medical Students Prepare for Flipped Classrooms?

Reliability of Learning Strategies<p>Table 1 shows the reliabilities of the eight learning strategies. If necessary, we aimed to improve Cronbach’s …

Education Theory for the Clinician by Sherbino

A summary by Jonathan Sherbino:<p>This podcast is a (futile) attempt to translate for clinicians key theories from the field of medical education and …

eLearning is really about the Learning

<b>Authors:</b> Susan Glover Takahashi1, Laura Leigh Murgaski1, Lisa St Amant1, Jay Rosenfield2, Tamara Bahr1, Teddy Cameron1, Cheryl Song1, Melissa Hynes1, …

Study describes the UC Irvine experience with use of the iPad in medical education

Dr. Warren Wiechmann and Dr. Julie Youm, education leaders at UC Irvine, describe their experience and insights in the use of the iPad in medical …

Medical Education

Digital dependence 'eroding human memory'

<b>An over-reliance on using computers and search engines is weakening people's memories, according to a study.</b><p>It showed many people use computers instead of memorising information.<p>Many adults who could still recall their phone numbers from childhood could not remember their current work number or …

Kaspersky Lab

New case studies: Mobile learning

Posted on behalf of Dr Richard Walker, E-learning Development Team Manager<p><b>How can mobile learning enhance the student learning experience? What are</b> …

The State of the iPad in Education in 2015

Creative Commons License Image Source With Competition Slowly Creeping in, How Goes it for the Behemoth of the Classroom Tablet Scene? When Apple …

Creative Commons

Formation of a New Entity to Support Effective Use of Technology in Medical Education: The Student Technology Committee

Area 1: Serve as Liaisons Between Students and Administration, IT Staff, and Course Directors With Regard to All Technologies Related to the …

Using mobile devices for teaching and learning in clinical medicine

Statistics from Altmetric.com<p>Request permissions<p>If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the …

A Learner’s Perspective on Social Media Medical Education versus Traditional Medical Education

Author: Damian Baalmann<p><i>The following post is a learner’s response to “@SirBill: the power of social media to transform medical education”</i><i>[</i><i>1</i><i>]</i> <i>and “Top</i> …

Facebook newest app helps educators track students' progress

For the past year, Facebook has been working with a group of public schools to help improve the software they use to monitor students’ progress. Now, it wants to give it away for free to schools across the US.<p>The social network says its dedicated team partnered with Summit Public Schools — a …

Facebook offers free education software in US

<b>Facebook has taken its first steps into the education market with software that it claims allows children to learn at their own pace.</b><p>It is working with non-profit Summit Public Schools which has pioneered a teaching method that allows students to learn online and be mentored in class.<p>Facebook said …

Education Technology

A Digital Ethnography of Medical Students who Use Twitter for Professional Development

Of the 31 superusers, 17 were female, 13 male, and for one, gender was not specified. Thirteen (41 %) linked to their blogs. The majority (25, 81 %) …

RT @ChrisRamnanan: Via @drjfrank #blendedlearning infographic. #Flipped teaching success heavily dependent on preparation http://t.co/5e6ooF6lrV #meded

Bring a New Dimension to the Classroom – Verso for iPad

There are so many educational apps for iPad out there, many are total rubbish, some fall into the category of “Cool, but not quite good enough to give me a tangible educational benefit”. A select few though are real bankers and very occasionally, an app comes along which enables me to change …

Apps

Evaluating Apps for the Classroom

• <b>Author:</b> Apple Education<p>Tens of thousands of education apps on the App Store cover everything from math and science to foreign languages and reading. To help you choose the best apps for your purposes, this guide takes you through five main criteria for how to evaluate educational apps. We provide …

“Why Do You Tweet, Anyway?” A Glance Into Medical Education Tweeting

By: Alireza Jalali, MD (@ARJalali), teaching chair, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Andrew Micieli, MMI (@medstudent_blog), medical …

Why Healthcare Must Embrace Cloud Computing

Regulatory compliance for the healthcare industry is a hot-button issue. The overriding compliance requirements that this industry faces are dictated by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), enacted by Congress in 1996. HIPAA was designed to protect the privacy of …

How Social Media Can Change Health Professions Education | AIAMC 2015

My plenary talk at the 2015 Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers (AIAMC) about my experiences and insights about social media from my perspective as an educator and Editor in Chief of Academic Life in Emergency Medicine (http://aliem.com)